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The Wikipedia Library Card Platform

The Wikipedia Library Card Platform

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AAAS
science

AAAS (The American Association for the Advancement of Science) is "the world's largest general science society".

The society is offering access to the resources on its website, sciencemag.org, which include the journal Science and other scientific research, news, commentary, and media.


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Adam Matthew
culture history

Adam Matthew Digital is a subsidiary of SAGE Publications that focuses on publishing databases of primary sources and accompanying supporting material.

You can apply for access to all 53 of their databases, providing access to a range of collections relevant to major topics in American and World History.


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Alexander Street Press
video multidisciplinary

Alexander Street Press is an electronic academic database publisher.

Its Academic Video Online collection includes videos in a range of subject areas, including news programs (notably shows like 60 Minutes), music and theatre, lectures and demonstrations, and documentaries. Access would be useful for researching topics related to science, history, music and dance, anthropology, business, counseling and therapy, news, nursing, drama, and more.


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American Psychiatric Association
medical

The American Psychiatric Association is the largest psychiatric organization in the world.

APA are providing access to PsychiatryOnline, containing books and journals on a range of topics in psychiatry.


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American Psychological Association
psychology

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest American professional organization of psychologists.

This partnership provides access to PsycARTICLES and PsycBOOKS.


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Annual Reviews
medical

Annual Reviews is a publisher of review articles in the sciences and social sciences. Its articles cover major topics in each subject area every few years, with other special topics appearing occasionally.

This partnership provides access to their Biomedical Life collection.


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ASHA
medical

The American Speech–Language–Hearing Association (ASHA) is a professional association for speech–language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.

Accounts provide access to the ASHA journals: American Journal of Audiology, American Journal of Speech­Language Pathology, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, and Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.


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Baylor University Press
humanities religion

Baylor University Press is a publisher of academic e-books primarily in religious studies and the humanities.

Editors can select titles of interest from their catalogue.


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Bloomsbury
social sciences humanities

Bloomsbury Publishing is a British publisher of a wide range of databases and resources.

This partnership provides access to Who's Who, Drama Online, Berg Fashion Library, and Whitaker's.


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BMJ
medical

BMJ (originally the British Medical Journal) is a peer-reviewed medical journal. It is one of the world's oldest general medical journals and has been described as among the most prestigious.


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Brill
Waitlisted multidisciplinary

Brill is a publisher of academic e-books and journals primarily in the humanities and social sciences, but also law and science.

The collection offered here, Brill Online Books and Journals, includes 250,000 chapters and articles on a variety of topics.


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Cairn
social sciences humanities

Cairn.info is an online web portal of scholarly materials in the humanities and social sciences. Much of the collection is in French, but it also includes an English-language international interface to facilitate use by non-francophones.

Primary research areas include communications, economics, education, geography, history, literature, linguistics, philosophy, political science, law, psychology, sociology, and cultural studies.


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Cambridge University Press
Waitlisted multidisciplinary

Cambridge University Press is a publisher of academic journals and e-books in a variety of subject areas.

They are offering access to Cambridge Core, which includes journal articles and ebooks.


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Cochrane
Waitlisted medical

Cochrane is an independent medical nonprofit organization consisting of a group of over 28,000 volunteers in more than 100 countries. The collaboration was formed to organize medical scholarship in a systematic way in the interests of evidence-based research. The group conducts systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials of health-care interventions.

Cochrane are providing access to the Cochrane Library; a collection of 6 databases on medical topics including systematic reviews and assessment and evaluation databases.


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EBSCO
multidisciplinary

EBSCO Information Services is a major US-based provider of library resources and information services. It manages a wide range of databases covering all subject areas.

EBSCO's partnership with The Wikipedia Library includes access to 25 databases: (Click to expand)


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Edinburgh University Press
Waitlisted social sciences humanities

Edinburgh University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.

EUP are providing access to their journals collection, on subjects including Film and Media Studies, History, Literary Studies, and Scottish Studies.


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EDP Sciences
science

Édition Diffusion Presse Sciences is a scientific publisher of journals in both French and English.

Their journals include Astronomy & Astrophysics, Movement & Sport Sciences, and Mechanics & Industry.


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Elsevier ScienceDirect
medical social sciences psychology physical sciences biology chemistry

Elsevier is an academic publishing company that publishes medical and scientific literature.

Elsevier has donated ScienceDirect access. ScienceDirect is their full-text database with "almost a quarter of the world's peer-reviewed scientific content". The database includes over 2,500 journals, 900 serials and 26,000 book titles. Journals include, among others, The Lancet, Cell, Current Biology, Biomaterials, Biological Psychiatry, Social Science & Medicine, Current Biology, Cognition, and Behavioural Brain Research.


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Emerald
education business social sciences

Emerald Group Publishing is a scholarly publisher of academic journals and books on the topics of business, education, library studies, healthcare, and engineering.

Emerald are providing access to a range of books and journals across subjects including Economics, Education, Engineering, Health & Social Care, Marketing, and Sociology.


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Érudit
social sciences humanities science

Érudit is a Canadian web portal of scholarly materials.

Its primary focus is the humanities and social sciences, but it also includes some publications in the physical and natural sciences.


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Fold3
military

Fold3 is a database of documents, images, and other material covering American, British, Australian, and New Zealand military history, owned by the genealogical database Ancestry.com.

Fold3 has significant collections covering African-American history, Native American history, the American Revolutionary War, the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, the US Bureau of Investigation, Project Blue Book and other aspects of American's history and military organizations and conflicts.


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Foreign Affairs
politics

Foreign Affairs is an American journal of international relations and U.S. foreign policy.

Foreign Affairs are providing free subscriptions, giving access to the Foreign Affairs magazine, eBooks, and the 92 year archive.


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Future Science Group
medical science

Future Science Group is a publisher of medical, biotechnological and scientific research.

They are offering access to two journal collections: (Click to expand)

  • Future Science, including Bioanalysis, Clinical Investigation, Future Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Bioprocessing, Pharmaceutical Patent Analysis, and Therapeutic Delivery
  • Future Medicine, including Aging Health, Clinical Practice, Diabetes Management, Future Microbiology, Future Neurology, HIV Therapy, Imaging in Medicine, International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine, Nanomedicine, Neuropsychiatry, Pain Management, Pediatric Health, and Regenerative Medicine


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Gale

Gale is a very large American educational publisher of multiple research databases.

Gale access includes: (Click to expand)

  • Academic OneFile, a database of more than 17,000 periodicals, including 3,000 peer-reviewed scholarly journals. Resources include Nature and the New York Times.
  • General OneFile, a database of more than 14,000 periodicals including consumer magazines and trade and industry magazines. Resources include The Economist and Publishers Weekly.
  • Infotrac Newsstand, full-text articles from over 2000 newspapers. Newspapers include New York Times (1985-present), The Times (1985-present), The Guardian (1990-present), and The Independent (1996-present).
  • Selected content from Gale Virtual Reference Library including American Decades and Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.
  • Biography In Context, a database of biographical entries containing biographies on more than 400,000 people from over 170 sources.


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HeinOnline
law

HeinOnline is an image-based database of over 2000 legal journals and other resources related to legal history. It is "the world's largest image-based legal research collection and contains more than 9 centuries of legal history".

The following resources are included in this donation: HeinOnline Law Journals Library; HeinOnline History of International Law; HeinOnline Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law; HeinOnline Scottish Legal History; HeinOnline American Law Institute Library.


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HighBeam

HighBeam Research is an online, subscription-based search engine for newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines and encyclopedias.

The site has access to over 80 million articles from 6,500 publications, most of which are not available for free elsewhere on the internet. Thousands of new articles are added daily, and archives date back over 25 years. The database includes trade journals, newspaper articles, and peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of subjects and industries, and there are tools for finding, saving, organizing, and sharing information as documents.

For renewal requests, please email [email protected] directly asking for an extension of your TWL account. Signing up again will otherwise require a different email address.


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International Monetary Fund
economics

The International Monetary Fund is an international US-based organization of 188 countries focused on international trade, financial stability, and economic growth.

Access is to IMF eLibrary, which provides access to IMF publications, including periodicals, studies, ebooks, and statistical tools.


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JSTOR
Waitlisted multidisciplinary

JSTOR is one of the largest and most reputable journal archives in the world.

The content set currently available to the Wikipedia editors includes all of JSTOR's archival journal collections (now about 2,000 journals) and the 19th Century British Pamphlets collection (26,000 pamphlets).


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Keesings

Keesing's was founded in 1931 with the intention of creating "a lasting archive of original, accurate, and objective articles on the world's political, social, and economic events." The team of writers and editors based in Cambridge, UK create articles published every month that provide readers with a summary of global news.


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L'Harmattan
social sciences humanities

L'Harmattan is a French social sciences and humanities publisher founded in 1975.

L’Harmattan provides access to 27,000 titles in the humanities, literature, specialised works about the 5 continents, rare books, videos and reviews.


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Loeb
literature

The Loeb Classical Library is a project of Harvard University Press to make Classical Greek and Latin literature accessible.

The virtual collection of classical writings includes epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy, oratory, medicine, mathematics, and religion – a total of over 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts.


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McFarland
sports culture

McFarland & Company is an academic publisher of works on a wide variety of topics, and specializes in covering areas often underrepresented in academic literature, such as video games, sports and popular culture. They also publish in more traditional academic areas, such as history, military history, performing arts, medieval studies, film studies, and more.

McFarland has offered to send Wikipedia editors electronic copies of books that will aid in Wikipedia article research. (Click to expand) McFarland books will be distributed on a per-title basis, up to a maximum of five titles per editor per calendar year. Please look through McFarland's online catalogue to find books in your area of interest. Please include the book title, year and the author's full name in the request. Your titles (in PDF) will be sent to you through email.


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Miramar
military

Miramar Ship Index is an index to ships and their histories, covering iron and steel sailing ships, powered merchant ships, and warships, since the early 19th century.


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MIT

MIT Press Journals is a scholarly publisher of over 30 journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

Its journals include Daedalus, International Security, and Artificial Life.


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NewspaperARCHIVE.com
newspapers

NewspaperARCHIVE.com is an online database of digitized newspapers. It claims to be the world's largest newspaper archive with over 2 billion news articles, with coverage extending from 1607 to the present from US, Canada, the UK, and 20 other countries.


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Newspapers.com
newspapers

Newspapers.com is a newspaper database in the family of companies associated with Ancestry.com.

Their database includes more than 73 million pages from 3,000+ newspapers, mostly local United States papers with some Canadian and worldwide. The collection includes some major newspapers for limited periods (i.e., 50 years of the New York Times), but mostly consists of regional papers from the 1700s onward. Very few titles go beyond the late 1980s. Free accounts through the Wikipedia Library now include access to Newspapers.com Publisher Extra content!

When applying please first register at [www.newspapers.com].


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Numérique Premium
sciences social

Numérique Premium provides access to social science and humanities works from numerous publishers.

Subjects covered include law, economics, geography, history, languages, philosophy, psychology, education, information sciences, political science, sociology, and sports.


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OpenEdition
social sciences humanities

OpenEdition is a publisher of books and journals in the social sciences and humanities. Their Journals collection includes Caliban, Journal of Urban Research, and Cybergeo.

While most of OpenEdition's content is Open Access, they have donated access to Freemium for Journals, an additional collection of 140 usually paywalled journals.


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Oxford University Press
law art music

The Oxford University Press (OUP) is one of the oldest, largest and most reputable academic publishers in the world.

The OUP are offering access to all their digital journals as well as their scholarship and law databases.


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Past Masters
religion literature

The Past Masters database is a collection of definitive scholarly editions of canonical authors' work published by InteLex Corporation. Each work includes an extensive introduction, editorial commentary on textual editing choices, and footnotes contextualizing the work.

Access is to two of their ten collections in this initial pilot: The Women Writer's Collection and The Religious Studies Collection.


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Pelican Books
Waitlisted

Pelican Books is a reference book publisher and a sister to Penguin Books.

Access is to one book per application from their current list of titles.


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Project MUSE
social sciences humanities

Project MUSE is an online database of more than 600 academic journals and 36,000 ebooks in the humanities and social sciences. The content in Project MUSE represents over 200 university presses and scholarly societies globally.


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Questia

Questia is an online research library for books and journal articles focusing on the humanities and social sciences.

Questia has curated titles from over 300 publishers, including 77,000 full-text books and 4 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, as well as encyclopedia entries.

Renewal requests generally will require using a different email address than the one you previously used for Questia. To re-use the same email address, please email [email protected] directly asking for an extension of your TWL account.


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RIPM
music

Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM) is the largest online collection of rare music periodicals published between 1760 and 1966.

Access to RIPM permits use of RIPM's three principal publications:


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Royal Pharmaceutical Society
medical

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is an scholarly organization in the United Kingdom which acts as "the dedicated professional body for pharmacists in England, Scotland and Wales".

This access includes four resources:


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Royal Society
physical science history biology

The Royal Society is the United Kingdom's National Academy for science. Royal Society Publishing provides a range of scientific journals.

Access to the Royal Society's journals is split into three categories:

  • Biological sciences
  • Physical sciences
  • History of science

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RSC Gold
chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is a learned society in the United Kingdom with the goal of "advancing the chemical sciences". They publish a variety of scientific journals across all fields of chemical research.

Access through TWL provides you with all of the electronic resources available through RSC Gold, which include ebooks and journals.


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Sabinet

Sabinet is an online database of full text South and Southern African journals.

Access includes coverage of a wide variety of topic areas; much of Sabinet's content is in English, but there are also publications in various other European and African languages (particularly Afrikaans).


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SAGE Stats
politics

SAGE Publications is an academic publisher of journals, book, and statistics.

SAGE is providing access to two statistics-related resources:

  • SAGE Stats, a data platform focusing on social science data
  • US Political Stats, which provides data visualizations and research tools related to US politics

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Taylor & Francis
newspapers

Taylor & Francis is an academic publisher of journals and books.

Taylor & Francis is offering access to three subject collections on their digital platform at Taylor & Francis Online: the Arts & Humanities collection, the Biological, Earth, Environmental & Food Sciences collection, and the Strategic, Defence & Security Studies collection.


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Tilastopaja
Statistics sports

Tilastopaja is a database offering athletics statistics from Finland and worldwide.


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Women Writers Online
literature

Women Writers Online is a full-text collection of early women's writing in English, published by the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University.

WWO includes full transcriptions of over 350 texts published between 1526 and 1850, particularly materials that are rare or otherwise inaccessible, as well as other materials like contextual essays to assist in researching women's writing.


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World Bank
economics

World Bank eLibrary is a subscription-based online web portal of all books, working papers, and journal articles published by the World Bank from the 1990s to the present. It covers more than 20 subjects related to poverty, development, and social science including economic and human development, agriculture, infrastructure, health, education, climate change, natural resources, and regional integration.

All publications in the eLibrary since 2000 are also open access via the World Bank's Open Knowledge Repository (OKR); however many, such as the journal articles, are only freely available after an embargo period of 18 months. The OKR also contains many publications and knowledge products that are not found in the eLibrary, such as Knowledge Notes and other non-formal publications. Beyond the publications prior to 2000, the eLibrary provides better search, reading, research and downloading features.


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World Scientific
science

World Scientific is an academic publisher of scientific, technical, and medical books and journals.

Through this partnership you can access over 120 journals including the International Journal of Modern Physics, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, and International Journal of Neural Systems.


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